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My newest favorite thing

If you know me personally or even through Facebook or Twitter then you know how much I love to cook. You also might know how much I love household gadgets and cookware. My latest addition to my kitchen is my dual-sided cast iron griddle/grill.
My hubby surprised me with it after I might have advertised all over Facebook how badly I wanted one. I squealed when I opened the box! I have already cooked up so many yummy dishes on it and have plans for so many more. One bad thing is that it weighs 16 pounds. It puts a lot of strain on my shoulders from cleaning it. It's worth it though. There is something so special about cooking on cast iron. I am wondering why it took me so long to learn this. I am going to the store either today or tomorrow to purchase a mini pan for cooking eggs and small things. The other evening I cooked up a couple dozen pancakes and my hubby told me they tasted like they came from a pancake restaurant!

Forget shoes and bags, bring on the cookware! Do you own any cast iron cookware? What are your favorite things to make?
Shelly, Mom Files


  1. That is a great idea, particularly for cooking a bunch of things at once! Im gonna put it on my Amazon wish list - I know DH checks that from time to time. ;-)

  2. I owned cast iron skillets.years ago, but got.rid.of them.

  3. When I read the title, I thought this was going to be a post about Pinterest. Glad it wasn't!
    The grill looks awesome and I would say I want one but I would not use it(Because I would then have to clean it!!)!!!
    Smooches hun!

  4. People constantly joke with me about how I insist that my George Foreman Grill is the best thing in my kitchen...but I am serious! Lol.

  5. I have a George Foreman grill, which I love, but it's time to replace it. I don't know that I would want to try to clean 16 pounds of grill, however.


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